| May 15, 2012
| 10:30 AM
East Haven Democratic Town Committee Chairman Gene Ruocco is "embarrassed" by the comments he left on the East Haven Patch website but told the New Haven Register he doesn't see why they've been viewed as threatening. The posts were in response to one...
| May 25, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Tropical Storm Irene hammered the houses in the low-lying Cosey Beach area of East Haven last August. Now, according to town officials, most of those homes are being rebuilt.
This is understandable. But is it wise?
Residents of Cosey Beach Avenue are...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:50 AM
East Haven's taxpayers are only now beginning to feel the real pain of the town's big racial profiling and police abuse scandal.
Their board of finance this week approved the transfer of $47,500 to begin complying with a federal civil rights violations...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Connecticut's biggest airports seem to be stuck in a strange and frustrating limbo. Lots of local and state folks see them as potentially high-flying engines of economic prosperity, but they never quite achieve lift-off.
Bradley International Airport...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Luis Cotto is ending his career as an upstart urban politician in Connecticut.
For the past five years, representing the Working Families Party on the Hartford City Council, Cotto got down and dirty with everything from trying to stop racial profiling by...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 6:01 PM
A man from Connecticut was found dead at the Electric Forest Music Festival in Rothbury.
The body of Michael Jay Benway Jr., 37, was found in his campground early Friday morning, according to Michigan State Police (MSP).
Benway was from East Haven,...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Do you like to eat food while supporting literacy programs? And did you know that Dr. Seuss' birthday is coming up in early March? In honor of what would have been his 108th birthday this year, celebrate in style by chowing down on some green eggs and ham...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 4:43 PM
The Rev. James Manship may never be canonized a saint, but some say he's certainly earned the wings of an angel.
The self-proclaimed "French-Canadian, kind of Yankee Catholic" pastor of St. Rose of Lima Church in New Haven has stuck his collar out more...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Dealing with immigration law is primarily a federal issue, but over the past 10 years local police departments have issued 14 tickets under an obscure state statute that prohibits businesses from employing someone who is in the country illegally.
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:16 AM
They were known as "Miller's boys," a small group of East Haven officers on the 4-to-midnight shift arrested Tuesday following a long federal investigation and charged with terrorizing Latinos who dared enter the town's borders.
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:32 AM
It was a matter of when, not if.
Corruption and racism are so entrenched in the East Haven Police Department that the department's own civil rights attorney said it would take years to change.
Fortuntely, change can begin with the arrest of four cops,...